• Short Summary

    The new Aga Khan - Karim, son of Aly Khan - is enthroned in Karachi.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Karachi. Aga Khan Enthroned"

    Karachi, Pakistan.

    GV Guests and crowds assembled in the Karachi stadium waiting the arrival of Aga Khan IV (this is Karim - the son of the Aly Khan). CU Woman. GV Massed crowds assembled. CU Very old woman with black shawl over head. SV Prince Aly Khan orchestra. SV Officials carrying the holy Koran. SV Pan ditto and other gifts being carried. SV Pan sword being carried. GV Massed crowds watching. SV Towards Prince Karim, the Aga Khan walking in procession with others to the throne. LV Crowds watching. LV Aga Khan walking up steps to the throne. SV Line of Indian soldiers of various regiments. CU Man with fez and plume. LV Three officials walking towards the throne and about to present the Aga Khan with the holy Koran. CU. People in crowd hooded with cloth capes etc. CU Another woman in crowd with head completely covered in dress material. GV Aga Khan being robed with the same robe as worn by his grandfather. CU People bedecked with flowers. SV Aga Khan sitting on throne. SV Indian pipe band marching in arena. GV Pipe band marching round the Aga Khan as he sits on throne. CU Woman shrouded in white veil. SV Aga Khan with others leaving after ceremony.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:26:00 / 01:33:48:00

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